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Art History Series: Canadian Landscape, Part 2

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The Rise of Plein Air Painting in the 1800's

Saturday, September 14, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

$5.00 per session

The enormous changes in the landscape around us have not only been reflected in art, but have been influenced by art.  What has historic landscape painting got to do with environmental transformation? Join us for this series of 2 illustrated talks where we examine the collision of history, art and the land we live in.

Session 2:

In this comparative study we examine how artists assembled landscape paintings in their studios prior to the 19th century and what happened when they began painting out of doors. The immersive, ever-changing aspect of plein air painting pushed painters to approximate fleeting changes in perceptions that account more for process and time.

Presented by Scott Bowering of Mobil Art School.

Mobil Art School: An innovative, artist-run education centre, making art & quality education accessible to everyone. Located in Vancouver’s historic Chinatown, a hub to foster creativity and collaboration. Mobil Art School – Mobilize your creativity.
www.mobil-art.ca

 

 

 

Above: Camille Corot, 'The Augustan Bridge at Narni', 1826, oil on paper on canvas, Louvre, Paris

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$5 Registration fee includes light refreshments and course handouts.